Labcorp Histotechnologist - 2nd Shift in Town of Shelton, Connecticut
Are you an experienced Histology professional? Are you looking to embark on a new challenge in your career, or start your career in Medical Lab Science? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as a Histotechnologist in Shelton, CT. In this position you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives".
The work schedule for this position will be Tuesday -- Saturday, 2:00pm- 10:30pm
This position will perform histology duties (i.e. grossing, IHC)
Operates the following equipment: slide stainers, cover slipper, cassette labeler, embedding center, tissue processors microscopes and other miscellaneous equipment assigned to the histology laboratory.
Prepare slides for pathologist and external clients for interpretation
Perform tissue embedding
Perform routine H&E stains, IHC and special stains
Prepare and discard reagents per lab guidelines
Perform grossing of tissue specimens
Tissue control management
Perform Quality control as outline in SOPs and policies and maintain documentation.
Operate and maintain histology equipment not limited to tissue processors, embedding instruments and automated staining platform
Research troubleshoot and resolve inquiries or problems within the laboratory follow all technical standard operating procedures.
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science
Minimum 1 years of clinical laboratory experience
ASCP certification is preferred
IHC experience preferred
Demonstrated success in clinical testing technical proficiency and scientific knowledge
Advanced knowledge and understanding of specific laboratory and/or department functions
Ability to exercise judgement to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
Proficient with computers and familiarity with laboratory information systems
High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs
If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!
Tuesday - Saturday 2 pm - 10:30 pm
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.